Skip to main content

About your Search

20100101
20100131
SHOW
( more )
STATION
CNN 161
WRC (NBC) 73
WJLA (ABC) 65
WJZ (CBS) 61
WMAR (ABC) 59
WUSA (CBS) 58
WBAL (NBC) 50
WTTG (FOX) 47
WHUT (Howard University Television) 38
WMPT (PBS) 23
( more )
SPONSOR
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 1,273 (some duplicates have been removed)
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2010 10:00am EST
, where is yemen and what are those conditions? guest: it's at the bottom of the peninsula next to saudia arabia. they have problems that come together at the same time. they have a problem with the economy where they are quickly running out of money, and out of oil, and 80% of their income comes from oil. and they are running out of water, which is worse. it's estimated that the capital will be the first in history to run out of water and go dry. and the population is set to and the population is set to double in 20 ars and they have poverty. and corruption and inflation, and then you have security challenges. the al-qaeda and having civil war in the north and obsession movement in the south. so all of these challenges are coming together and there is a fear this will overwhelm yemen. host: as far as al-qaeda, why do they pick yemen to operate? guest: there are many reasons, because the government doesn't have control over all the country. and it's in these ungoverned sources that al-qaeda will seek safe refuge, and that's what is happening. host: the numbers are on the bottom of the scr
WHUT
Jan 4, 2010 7:00pm EST
suspect who received his training and explosives in yemen, passengers from yemen and 13 other countries now face additional security screening, including full-body scanning and pat-downs before flying to the united states. meanwhile in yemen, several other countries restricted public access to their embassies today joining the united states and britain. in tonight's lead focus, we have more on the situation in yemen from our german partner. >> reporter: cement barriers block access to the u.s. embassy which has been closed indefinitely. u.s. national security adviser john brennan said the closure was a response to threats from al qaeda. >> i looked at the intelligence that's available as far as the plans for al qaeda to carry out attacks, possibly against our embassy, possibly against u.s. personnel. decided it was the prudent thing to do to shut the embassy but we're working very closely with the yemeni authority to address the threat that's out there. it just demonstrates that al qaeda is determined to carry out these attacks and we're determined to thwart those attacks. >>
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 8:00am EST
day with us. we'll get straight to breaking news out of yemen. three days after warning americans to be on the lookout for possible terror, the u.s. embassy shuts down and we just got word in the last 45 minutes that the british embassy has also closed. the president has already blamed and al qaeda affiliate for the attempted christmas day bombing and the u.s. military top commander just held a meeting with yemen's president. what can be done here to stop the growing threat? >> you can say arctic blast? many of you already feeling it because nearly half of the nation is waking up with temperatures either at or plea zero. we'll is your frigid forecast. but right back to our breaking news. >>> the u.s. embassy in yemen closed day prompted by al qaeda threat. we have also learned that the british embassy has closed, as well. do you know the nature of these threats? because now both the u.s. and the british embassies are closed. >> reporter: we don't yet know the specific nature of the threats. we know from the announcement by the u.s. embassy that there were threats directed at u.s.
WETA
Jan 4, 2010 5:30pm EST
> tonight on "worldfocus" -- >>> yemen launch as fresh attack ainst al qaeda as new details erge about the accused nirian bombers' stay there. a glimm of good news fm pastan. a school blt by a charitythat offers young students a way out of grinding verty. as part of our continuin coverage of the obal vironment, we will take to you indonesia where deforestation continues at shocking levels. >>> and from mexico, young children prepare for the teacher by perfecting these moves. if tey , someday they may end up looking like this >>> from the dferent perspectives of analys and reporters arou the world, this "worldfocus." major support has be provided by rosalind p. walte and the ter g. peterson foundation, dedicated promoting fisc responsibility d addressing key economic challenges facing amica's future. and additionalunding is provid by the following supporters -- >>> good ening. welcome toworldfocus." i'm daljit dhaliwal in new yk. we beginonight with what i ing onn thearabian peninsula and a w american warning toda aboutthe fluence and danger of al qaeda in yemen. secretary state h
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 12:00pm EST
need to talk about. hours ago the u.s. embassy in yemen closed in response from threats to al qaeda. you've been briefed by general petraeus and others and general petraeus was, of course, just in yemen. is there an imminent threat o all americans there? >> i spoke to our ambassador in yemen both this morning as well as last night and there are indications al qaeda is planning to carry out an attack against target inside of sana, possibly our embassy. we take every measure possible to ensure safety of diplomats abroad. we're working closely with the yemeni government on taking the proper security precautions. >> this type of imminent threat there evidence of a ramped up threat by al qaeda generally to move to american soil as we saw on christmas day? >> i think what we've seen over the past several years in yemen is increasing strengthening of al qaeda forcing in yemen. several hundred al qaeda members there. from the first day of this administration we focused on yemen. i traveled to yemen twice. i spoke with the president this week. we're concerned about al qaeda's continued growt
WHUT
Jan 27, 2010 7:00pm EST
>>> tonight on "worldfocus" -- >>> religious leaders in yemen decry what they call foreign interference even as the united states reportedly is more deeply involved than ever in secret military missions there. >>> united states and russia move closer to a new deal to reduce nuclear arm. has president obama succeeded in the resetting relations with moscow? >>> on the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the auschwitz nazi death camp, we will show you how survivors are coping all these years later. >>> and the smash hit "avatar" makes its way to china. it's that or a new film about the life of confucius. >>> from the different perspectives of reporters and analysts from around the globe, this is "worldfocus." major support has been provided by rosalind p. walter and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal in new york. we begin tonight with the issue of terrorism and the e
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2010 11:00pm EST
hillary clinton attended a conference on yemen in london today. she said human needs to implement a number of reforms to help curtail terrorism. an update on that conference is next on c-span2. after that we will hear from haiti's ambassador to the u.s. on relief efforts following the earthquake two weeks ago. and later a conversation with former u.s. ambassador to iraq and afghanistan, ryan crocker. in the nation's capital and across the country listen to c-span radio. in washington at 90.1 132 it's also a free application for your iphone. c-span retial, covering washington like no other. >>> representatives from 20 countries met earlier to discuss security in him in. following their meeting, british foreign secretary david miller band, secretary of state hillary clinton and the indian and foreign minister held a joint news conference. the leaders talked about restoring economic stability to the country and working together to fight terrorism in the region. this is about 30 minutes. >> -- my colleague of the foreign minister of him and and my colleague and friend, secretary clinton
CNN
Jan 2, 2010 10:00pm EST
on the job. in the tiny middle eastern nation of yemen, a secret anti-terror meeting between that country's president and president obama's top military man station there'd. >>> we want to start with a developing story right now. not one, but two weather systems are making a messy start to 2010 for much of our country. look at those windchills in the radar that you see right there. an arctic blast sent the mercury plummeting in minnesota. close to a record, imagine this, in south minnesota about 3500 people were without electricity for a time this morning in that bitter cold. and the story is snow in maine, where the yearess first big storm is packing a real punch. and the sunshine state is it not immune to this brutal system either. parts of florida are under a hard freeze warning, and citrus growers are on edge tonight keeping an eye on their crops. it's a gusty night right here in new york city, where i am -- look at that as we go on the air, 12 degrees. and the windchill even colder than that. i think at last check, it was about -- minus 1, windchill here in new york city. it'
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2010 6:00pm EST
hess and we want to talk about the fox news and the closure of the u.s. embassy in yemen and why for this shut down? >> there is an incredible threat and the u.s. embagsy was attacked twice, with one american died and 17 yemenians died, outside of the perimeter. and with the attacks in december the u.s. apparently participated in and the stepped-up counter terror aid that is provided to yemen and the special forces, it's creating a situation that is not the safest for a diplomat. >> on fox and cnn and abc, what news came out of this? >> i thought there was a few different items and not an official saying on the record that they were still interested in sending guantanamo detainees on yemen. and there were officials under fire, the u.s. secretary and i thought he had a little trouble explaining why the weapon, abdulmutallab was going to be treated as a ñ>)criminal suspec than enemy combat an. he didn't explain why. a few items like that. >> first by the state department to close the embassy in yemen, this morning on fox news. >> there are indications that al-qaeda is targeting our em
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2010 4:00pm EST
failure. meantime, the white house has suspended the transfer of guantanamo bay prisoners to yemen. yemen is where abdulmutallab says he was trained by al qaeda operatives. several gitmo prisoners were scheduled to be sent to yemen next month. about a half dozen others were sent there last month. and about 90 of the remaining prisoners at guantanamo bay are from yemen. as we wait for the president to speak, and again, we think it's going to be another 15 or 20 minutes, we're joined by mark whitaker, and jim is the pentagon correspondent, and a terrorism analyst, former deputy commissioner for counterterrorism for the new york police department. mark whitaker, let's start with you. what does the president need to do in terms of the politics and the optics of what the country's looking at? >> i think he's trying to walk a line between showing that he's serious about taking strong new steps here, but at the same time, not rushing to judgment. so what we hear is that on sub tans, he's going to reiterate some of the new steps announced in the past few days. but he's going to say we're going to
CNN
Jan 4, 2010 8:00pm EST
yemen as france, germany, japan, britain and the united states shutter their embassies citing terrorist threats. >> u.s. officials tell cnn eight al qaeda suspects were planning to bomb the embassy. we're told yemeni forced killed three and captured one more wearing a suicide vest, but four other suspected terrorists remain at large. >> we see global implications from the war in yemen and the ongoing efforts by al qaeda in yemen. >> we're told that 200 to 300 al qaeda are living in yemen, but when we asked people today about how they feel about al qaeda taking root. >> we hate al qaeda. >> they had all hear that terror suspect umar farouk abdulmutallab studied arabic here. the school's director now believes that abdulmutallab used arabic studies as a cover. >> he was the top in the class. >> officials complain that identifying would-be terrorists among students is nearly impossible here, because the government can't compete with al qaeda. >> we're going to have a whole lot more tonight on the terrorist threat in yemen. we'll bring you a special investigation into the radical c
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2010 10:00am EST
. >>> right now on msnbc, break news. the u.s. embassy in yemen has been shut down after ongoing fears of an al qaeda attack in the region. >>> weather warning. a record cold snap in parts of the country. the weather channel forecast is ahead. >>> new pictures as an unhappy elephant runs into a crowd. we'll tell what you may have set him off, whether anybody was injured. >>> also, how hollywood plans to top a monster year at the box office. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm david chuter in today for alex witt. we'll have all those stories. >>> plus, the big changes coming to your credit card account. >>> first up, this sunday morning we're following breaking news. an active threat by al qaeda has forced a closure of the u.s. embassy in yemen. the suspect in the christmas day plane bombing attempts as he got his marching orders from al qaeda in yemen. an emerging front in the war on terror. all 500 u.s. embassy employees in yemen have been instructed to stay away from their job until further notice and to remain inside their homes as much as possible. >> there are indications that
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2010 1:00pm EST
first comments about the aborted christmas day airplane bombing and the threat in yemen. >> the situation in yemen is a top concern. how can we work together and with others to stabilize yemen, assist in securing its borders and providing for its people in combatting al qaeda. the instability in yemen is a threat to regional stability, and even global stability. >>> the fallout for air travelers. new rules, new delays. and a false alarm at newark international caused them grief overnight. >>> this hour homeland security and intelligence expert congresswoman jain harman, plus eleanor hill, the staff director from the 9/11 investigation. nbc news justice correspondent pete williams and nbc terrorism analyst michael sheehan and roger cressey. and counter terror chief john brennan takes on criticism from former vice president dick cheney. >> i'm very disappointed in the vice president's comments. i'm neither republican or democrat. i've worked for the past five administrations and either the vice president is willing ly mischaracterizing or is ignorant of the facts. either case it d
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 7:00am EST
mention of yemen whose al-qaeda affiliate is believed to be behind this unsuccessful christmas attempt. they are calling this an exclusive today. sharon you are on the line for the democrats. caller: hi, my comment is that the last time i flew i called and i drink a lot of water. and i had a bottle of water and they said as long as it was sealed i could bring it on. but when i got there, i had to throw it out. and my whole thing is that you read that yemen wasn't even reported yet his own parents made the report. and my main issue is why is it now we have to pay an extra $20 to check our bag now? there is nothing in his bag, it was on his body. and i have seen your show before, we need more research and more tracking of what is going on rather than hurry up and everybody check their baggage. well, you can still put something in the bag. it's not making sense to me, i don't think they have a clear plan. and they need to get a clear plan. and they need to tell the public what they need to do before the airport. host: thank you, and we have a comment that airport security is already perso
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 4:00pm EST
the middle east. the united states closed its embassy in yemen, citing fears in al qaeda might try to stage an attack. also, britain closing its doors at its embassy there as well. there's still no word as to when either will reopen. meanwhile, breaking news on a related security story. the transportation security administration has just unveiled new directives for certain international flights. samantha hayes joins us live from washington to talk about the new directives and the story developing out of yemen. the new directives in effect tomorrow. >> these are dramatic, brooke. starting tomorrow, tsa is mandating every person flying into the u.s. from or through a country that's a state sponsor of terrorism or other countries of interest will be required to go through a hand screening or secondary screening. that can include body scans, patdowns and other regulations. and this is sure to slow down the boarding process but it also comes after the u.s. government stepping up counterterrorism efforts in yemen which is emerging as a more serious front in the war on terror. on the souther
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 3:35am EST
qaeda in yemen is complicated by the administration's effort to close guantanamo bay. >> the core group of al qaeda on the arabian peninsula is formed by former gitmo detainees. these are people who were held in gitmo, have returned, have now gone back to the battlefield. >> reporter: there are roughly nine yemenis still detained at guantanamo bay. and despite calls to stop detainee transfers to yemen, national security adviser john brennan says the program will continue and future transfers ll be assessed on a case-by-case basis. rachel martin, abc news, washington. >>> and our senior national security correspondent martha raddatz is in yemen this morning. she reports how the country's armed forces are responding to the growing al qaeda threat. >> reporter: we traveled down to the gulf of aden and i watched a review of security forces with the general who commands those forces. he gave a very powerful speech. he said they are going to fight al qaeda. they're going to sacrifice their blood and their souls to fight al qae. they want to take care of this themselves but they do want
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2010 5:00pm EST
taking questions, that is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern. we spoke to an expert on al qaeda and yemen about the presence of al qaeda in that country and what is ahead. here is a look. host: richard fontaine joins us from the center for new american securities to talk to us about al qaeda in yemen. good morning and welcome to the program. guest: morning. host: in the financial times this morning as well as in other papers they are talking about al qaeda seemingly making a haven or seeking to make yemen a safe haven. why is this so attractive for them to be there? >> well, there's several reasons, first is the inability of the central government to extend its control over the country, and there's been a lot of turmoil the country is facing, not north and separatist movement in the south diminishing their natural resources and 10th government resources devoted to the fight is going down. there's also the geographic location of yemen. on the southern portion of saudi arabia. makes it attractive. trying to launch attacks into saudi arabia. so putting all that together makes it attractive. >> how
ABC
Jan 3, 2010 9:00am EST
department representative and telling them about his son becoming radicalized and living in yemen. at that point the state department had the ability to determine that this individual had a visa. they have a cons lar section right there in the embassy. if they didn't check the records right there they could certainly check back and get an answer. at that point his name should have been flagged so it would show up at the airport in amsterdam he would have been stopped. but that didn't happen. and that's inconceivable that didn't happen. >> charles? >> well, the secretary of homeland security saying on all the talk shows on sunday that system worked, she's been ridiculed. and it will live in infamy like the statement that george bush george bush made after katrina or during katrina when he said heck of a job, brown yes, about his fema director at the time. it was a combination of system not connecting the dots and human error in the sense that those who got the story from the father into nigeria should have known that this not an em bittered ex-spouse, it was the father concerned about
CBS
Jan 2, 2010 6:30pm EST
to al qaeda in yemen. >> al qaeda and in the arabian peninsula, trained him, equipped him with those explosives and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> glor: i'm jeff glor. also tonight, the new front in the war on mirk. security camera video captures the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old just months after the killing of another student from the same chicago high school. and whale mystery-- why are these giants of the deep massing off california in greater numbers than ever before? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with jeff glor. >> glor: good evening. the president today clearly laid the blame for the foiled christmas day airline bombing attempt on al qaeda militants in yemen, and he said the u.s. is stepping up aid to yemen's embattled government. also, cbs news has learned the u.s. is playing a more direct role in yemen's anti-terror war than previously acknowledged. more on that shortly, but first we begin our coverage this even with our chief white house correspondent chip reid who is traveling with the president in hawaii. chip, good
CNN
Jan 9, 2010 6:00pm EST
his declaration of war on al qaeda and its growing presence in yemen. cnn international security correspondent paula newton is in yemen for us. we'll go to her in a moment. also here in washington are our homeland security correspondent jeanne meserve and former homeland security inspector general clark kent irvin. thanks to all of you for coming in. clark, let me start with you. the president says for now he's not interested in firing people. but you believe people should be fired. >> i do, wolf. it is terrific the president took responsibility and, of course, ultimately he's responsible. that's the politically smart thing to do too. but the president himself can't be fired, certainly. and further, the president himself doesn't run the government. the bureaucracy does. unless heads roll in the bureaucracy, we'll be talking about this in years to come. >> who would you fire? >> it seems there were multiple mistakes and multiple agencies as the president has said. therefore it seems there should be multiple resignations in the nctc. >> the national counterterrorism center. >> that
NBC
Jan 4, 2010 6:30pm EST
christmas day bombing plot was purportedly hatched by al qaeda in yemen, a lot of people are suddenly learning about yemen for the first time, though many in the anti-terrorism business have been following it closely for years and years. the government of yemen is weak but friendly to the united states. today it claimed to have killed two al qaeda militants. it's all getting a lot of attention from the obama administration. we get more from our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. >> reporter: into the cold, the obama family returned from balmy hawaii. as yemen rose to the tom of the president's national security concerns. in yemen, france and other western countries joined the u.s. and great britain in closing embassies. officials told nbc news because of the threat of missing trucks that could contain bombs. in washington, the secretary of state called yemen a regional and global threat. >> it's time for the international community to make it clear to yemen that their expectations and conditions on our continuing support for the government. >> reporter: that support
ABC
Jan 3, 2010 10:00am EST
embassy in yemen are closed this morning. what can you tell us about the intelligence? what is it shows about the new threats to u.s. interests there? >> it shows the threat that al qaeda poses in the area. i spoke with the ambassador there. looked at the intelligence available. the attacks possibly against the embassy and personnel, we decided it was the prudent thing to do to close the embassy. we're working closely with the yemeni authorities to address the threat that is out there. >> a live threat, an active threat? >> there is. al qaeda has several hundred members in yemen. they've grown in strength. that's why, from the very first day of this administration we've been focused on yemen. i've been to yemen twice. we're continuing a dialogue. we've provided equipment and training. we're cooperating closely. we've known about it for awhile. we're determined to destroy al qaeda in pakistan, afghanistan, or yemen. we'll get there. >> there's a report that the british and the united states are setting up a counterterrorism police force in yemen. is this a new front? does it require more
FOX News
Jan 3, 2010 10:00am EST
sunday morning, and, both the u.s. and british embassies are closing their doors in yemen over threats by al qaeda. the news coming after both countries announced an increase of aid to yemen to fight the terror group linked to the failed attempt to bomb a u.s. airliner on christmas day, and we'll update you as news develops throughout the morning. >> eric: and another "fox news alert," sunday morning, the man accused of gunning down four members of his own family at thanksgiving dinner, has now been nabbed in florida. and police say they were singing sing-a-longs for three hours and then he opened fire and a little more than a month later, u.s. marshals have arrested paul marriage, and he was hiding out at a motel in the florida keys and cops give the credit to a tip that was called into "america's most wanted" and notch up another one for the fox tv program. hello, i'm eric sean and welcome to america's news headquarters on this sunday morning. >> jamie: good morning, happy new year, eric and happy new year to all of you. for over a month he was the target of a nationwide manhunt whic
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2010 9:00am EST
embassies in yemen have been closed today in the face of growing threats from al qaeda. meanwhile, even more missed signals have reportedly emerged in the terror plane probe. also ahead, the deep freeze. a large swath of the states are shivering and it's a blast of dangerous arctic air. just what will the frigid front end? plus, cornered and captured, the suspect in the thanksgiving day massacre is captured. live with how details and how police finally got their man. >>> how high will gas prices go in the new year? >>> and, the building soars a half mile into the sky. the tallest skyscraper in the world opens tomorrow. but we'll set our sights on it today. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm david shuster in for alex witt, at 9:00 eastern, 8:00 pacific -- actually 6:00 pacific, here's what's happening right now. >>> first up, we are following breaking news at this hour. an active threat by al qaeda has forced the closure of the u.s. embassy in yemen's capital city of sana. the british embassy is closed. all 500 u.s. embassy employees have been instructed to stay away until further notice a
CNN
Jan 10, 2010 2:00pm EST
still remain there are from yemen and president obama has halted their return home after the failed christmas day bombing plot. and from yemen, the foreign minister told us that his government spared al qaeda while it was busy fighting insurgencies in other parts of the country. and in kabul, the top u.s. military intelligence officer issued a scathing indictment, calling its information gathering system clueless and ignorant of the local situation. the commander of centcom, general david petraeus, will join us to talk about it. we'll also be talking about another key source of conflict, the fight over water in yemen and else where. with robert f. kennedy jr. and former u.s. secretary of state madeline albright will join us later in the hour. >>> but, first, my interview with general petraeus at cent com headquarters in tampa, florida. general petraeus, thank you for joining us. >> great to have you at centcom. >> yemen is the focus of the military and everyone looking at al qaeda. is yemen is a safe haven for al qaeda today? >> certainly the location of al qaeda in the arabian peni
FOX News
Jan 5, 2010 4:00am EST
. the middle eastern nation of yemen is under the global microscope, following reports that the al-qaeda branch is seeking to become a major player in global terrorism. senior white house correspondent major garrett reports on how the u.s. is dealing with the increasingly dangerous situation. >> president obama and the first family arrived in the frigid nation's capital as the pursuit unfolded half a world away in yemen, as the government was criticized for lackluster terror attacks in the past, launched new attacks outside the capital. hillary clinton after meeting with the prime minister of you tar qatar called yemen a top concern. >> we see the ongoing efforts by al-qaeda in yemen to use it as a base for terrorist attacks far beyond the region. >> the u.s. embassy remained closed for a second day as to the british and french embassy. japan, germany and the czech republic sensing peril closed their embassy today. the al-qaeda threats to the embassy intensified recently. >> they are targeting our embassy and targeting our personnel. we're not going to take chances with the lives o
NBC
Jan 3, 2010 6:30pm EST
in yemen as the source of that christmas day airline bombing plot, today the united states unexpectedly closed its embassy there, citing specific threats against americans. security, counterterrorism, and what to do about the rising threat from inside yemen topped the president's agenda this week as he returns to washington from his hawaiian vacation. late today, however, the u.s. transportation security administration moved forward on its own with some big changes in how it secures international airline flights bound for the united states. there are a lot of moving parts to this story we want to get to. let's start with nbc's tom costello, who happens to have just arrived off a flight from europe. he joins us from our washington bureau with more on that breaking development from the tsa. tom? >> reporter: lester, good evening. the tsa is saying tonight that all international passengers traveling into the u.s. may well see enhanced random screenings, which will include pat-downs, explosive testing of luggage, and those enhanced body imaging scans before they board a flight.
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 8:00pm EST
. embassy in yemen closed in response to threats from al qaeda. we know you've been briefed by general petraeus and others and general petraeus was of course just in yemen. is there an imminent threat to all americans there? >> i spoke with our ambassador in yemen, the ambassador, both this morning and last night, and there are indications that al qaeda is planning to carry out an attack against target inside of saana, possibly our embassy, and what we do is to take every measure possible to ensure the safety of our diplomats and citizens abroad. so the decision was made to close the embassy, we're working closely with the yemenee government and taking the security precautions. >> is this type of imminent threat there evidence of a ramped up threat by al qaeda generally to move to american soil as we saw on christmas day? >> i think what we've seen over the past several years in yemen is increasing strengthening of al qaeda forces in yemen. there are several hundred al qaeda members there, and from the very first day of this administration, i traveled out there twice. we've concerned a
ABC
Jan 3, 2010 6:00pm EST
>>> tonight on "world news," active threat. the u.s. shuts down its embassy in yemen after warnings of a possible al qaeda attack. is yemen the new front in the war on terror? and what can the u.s. do about it? our reporter is on the ground. >>> tonight, the government announces new rules for air travelers. a direct result of that christmas day terror attempt. what these new security measures mean for you. >>> the sweat lodge investigation. new evidence involving the self help guru whose ceremony turned deadly. was he using more than just positive thinking to fuel his empire? an abc news investigation. >>> and, lucky strike. how one laid off auto worker went from the unemployment line to a life long dream. >>> good evening, i'm dan harris. before christmas, most americans may not have known much, if anything about yemen, the desperately poor country on the arabian peninsula. but now yemen, where the bomb plot suspect was allegedly trained an armed, is the top story. the u.s. has shut down the embassy there indefinitely after threat of an attack. the 0 ma'am la administration is now
FOX News
Jan 3, 2010 2:00pm EST
embassy in yemen. that story next on "fox news sunday." the obama administration tries to plug the holes in the security system that allowed a would-be bomber onboard a us airliner. with americans asking are we safe, what can be done to prevent future attacks? we will get the latest from john brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and kit bond. plus our sunday panel looks ahead to the new year in politics, the economy, sports and entertainment. all right now on "fox news sunday." >> chris: hello again and happy new year from fox news in washington. citing ongoing threats, the u.s. government today closed its embassy in yemen. meanwhile, the president and top advisors are reviewing what mr. obama calls the systemic failures that allow a would-be bomber onboard that plane christmas day. we are joined by the white house official leading that review. john brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counter terrorism. welcome to "fox news sunday." >> as we said the u.s. today closed our embassy in yemen. why? >> there are indications that al-qaeda in
FOX
Jan 3, 2010 9:00am EST
>> chris: i'm chris wallace. the u.s. closes its embassy in yemen. that story next on "fox news sunday." ♪ the obama administration tries to plug the holes in the security system that allowed a would-be bomber on board a u.s. airliner. with americans asking: are we safe? what can be done to prevent future attacks? we'll get the latest from john brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism. and kit bond, top republican on the senate intelligence committee. plus, our sunday panel looks ahead with a new year in politics, the economy, sports and entertainment. all right now on "fox news sunday." hello again and happy new year from fox news in washington. citing ongoing threats, the u.s. government today has closed its embassy in yemen. meanwhile, the president and top advisors are reviewing what mr. obama calls "the systemic failures" that allowed a would-be bomber on board that plane christmas day. we're joined now by the white house official leading that review. john brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism.
WHUT
Jan 8, 2010 7:00pm EST
close-up look at a still unfolding economic disaster. the united states goes after al qaeda in yemen. we will talk about it on our roundtable tonight. and who says the news business is dead? in taiwan, they're drawing new viewers by animating it all. >>> from the different perspectives of reporters and analysts from around the world, this is "worldfocus." major support has been provided by rosalind p. walter and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> good evening. welcome to "worldfocus." i'm daljit dhaliwal in new york. we begin tonight with the global economy and news of the key economic barometer, unemployment. in this country, the government said today it held steady at 10% last month as moyers cut 85,000 jobs which was more than expected. the news was disappointing in europe. in the 16 countries that used the euro as their currency, the jobless wrought was also 10%. in this case, for the month of november, u
FOX News
Jan 4, 2010 2:00am EST
>> chris: i'm chris wallace. the u.s. closes its embassy in yemen. that story next on "fox news sunday." the obama administration tries to plug the holes in the security system that allowed a would-be bomber onboard a us airliner. with americans asking are we safe, what can be done to prevent future attacks? we will get the latest from john brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and kit bond. plus our sunday panel looks ahead to the new year in politics, the economy, sports and entertainment. all right now on "fox news sunday." >> chris: hello again and happy new year from fox news in washington. citing ongoing threats, the u.s. government today closed its embassy in yemen. meanwhile, the president and top advisors are reviewing what mr. obama calls the systemic failures that allow a would-be bomber onboard that plane christmas day. we are joined by the white house official leading that review. john brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counter terrorism. welcome to "fox news sunday." >> as we said the u.s. today closed our embassy in y
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 2:20am EST
or so are yemenis. i think the last train to yemen has left the station. >> now, the u.s. has actually launched several attacks on yemen terrorist bases in recent weeks and that's before we've been talking about the attempted attack on christmas day. >> you heard jan crawford on cbs talk about this whole yemen issue at guantanamo. nearly 90 or so of the remaining detainees are from yemen. they're set to be released to yemen. now what do you do with them? >>> insomemy yak theater's coming up. ...at night or after i eat ...makes a big difference. vo: a good diet and testing your blood sugar regularly can help you manage-even reduce-the risk of complications. vo: that's why liberty offers accu-chek aviva meter, that lets you test right the first time. vo: if you're over 65, have diabetes and are on medicare... vo: ...call now and we'll send you a free meter. vo: it offers alternate site testing, so you can test on your arm. no more pricking your fingers. vo: and to make it even less painful, the cost of your diabetes testing supplies may be covered by medicare. vo: join over a mi
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 1:00am EST
job. in the tiny nation of yemen, a top secret meeting an anti-terror meeting between that country's president and president obama's top military man stationed there. we will tell you what went on. cnn knows. hello, everyone. i'm don lemon and we want to start with the story that is making news right now, bitter cold an plunging temperatures. not one, but two systems are making a messy start for the beginning of the year. look at the windchills in the radar that you see right there. now, an arctic blast sent the mercury plummeting in minnesota, and 34 below zero in some parts of the state which is close to a record n. south minnesota, about 3,500 people were without electricity for a time this morning in that bitter cold. >>> in astoria, maine, where the storm is packing a punch, and the sunshine state is not immune to the brutal system. parts of florida are under a freeze warning and citrus growers are keeping an eye on the crops, and it is a gusty eye right here in new york city where i look at that as we go on the air and 12 degrees and the windchill even colder than tha
ABC
Jan 3, 2010 10:30am EST
states embassy and the british embassy in yemen are closed this morning. what does the intelligence show us about the threats? >> it shows the threat that al qaeda poses in the area. the intelligence available was looked at. the attacks possibly against the embassy and personnel, we decided it was the prudent thing to do to close the embassy. >> a live threat, an active threat? >> there is. al qaeda has several hundred members in yemen. they've grown in strength. i've been to yemen twice. we're continuing a dialogue. weave provided equipment and training. we've known about it for awhile. we're determined to destroy al qaeda in pakistan, afghanistan, or yemen. we'll get there. >> a counterterrorism police force is being set up in yemen. is this a new front? does it require more american boots on the ground in yemen? >> we've been investing in yemen for many months now. we're working closely with the yemen yemenis and international partners. we've known about the front. we've been able to make progress and gains. we were able to identify the al qaeda operatives and commanders and lead
FOX News
Jan 4, 2010 9:00am EST
developing story in yemen where troops have reportedly killed two suspected al-qaeda members, that story broke a couple of hours ago, the u.s. embassy in yemen, closed for a second day, because of threats from al-qaeda. this by the way is new videotape we just received of the stepped -up security around the u.s. and british embassies in yemen. you can see blockades have been set up all around the embassy. >>> good morning, everyone, i'm greg jerden for bill hemmer gloovment i'm patty ann brown in for migin kelly. security is adding new screening steps around the country and around the world. >> we have team fox coverage with amy kellogg in london, laura ingle is at knew yark national airport. -- the newark airport. what's the story at snairp. >> these new guidelines, the new tsa guidelines went into effect at midnight and it has significantly changed the way airline passengers coming in from international hubs will travel into the united states. we're going to give you a rundown here. citizens from 14 nations which include nigeria, pakistan, saudi arabia, will go through what is being ca
WETA
Jan 27, 2010 5:30pm EST
clinton challenged the leaders. the governmentf yemen must do more. this must be partnership if it is to have a succeful time. >> in fact they are promising economic and pitical reform. in advance of the london meing, some of yemen's important trib leaders met and voiced strong resistance to reign military involvemen ouread focus tonight gromz a jazeera engli who is in yemen. >>eporter: the two most influentl men in yemen after the president coming to give voice and lend their weight to wish and concerns the are the leaders at the grass root lev. nojust religious claurks but tribal sheikhs. it i heeded by the governmt and the general public. the timing is signifant just beforehe london conferencend e message is one yemen n handlets own pblems. there is no need for foreign tervention. >> wt led to us hurry up and hold this meeting is e london conference. don't want a conference tha could lead to a reoccation or division of yeen. we reject foreign intervtion in the most tegorical matter. if they come, we'll be like iraq or afgnistan or somalia. we don'tant yemen to be another solia or iraq
PBS
Jan 4, 2010 6:00pm EST
not everywhere around the world. >> woodruff: what to do about yemen, an impoverished nation now labeled a major terrorism threat. >> the instability in yemen is a threat to regional stability and even global stability. >> ifill: then, new political turmoil in afghanistan. margaret warner talks with the afghan ambassador to the united states. >> woodruff: a jeffrey brown profile of the dancer who has been at the helm of the alvin ailey company for two decades, and is now stepping down. >> people don't remember me for how high my legs were. they remember me and any other dancer because something touched them inside. >> ifill: and the gadgets that have changed our lives, and what the next decade holds. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "pbs newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again. the energy to tackle challenges like climate change. what if that energy came from an energy company? every day, chevron invests $62 million in people, in ideas-- seeking, teaching, building.
WHUT
Jan 5, 2010 6:00am EST
need to act against real threats. >> yemen is a country's in great chaos at the moment. there's a civil war in the north draining off a lot of military resources at the moment. there's a separate insurgency which is increasingly violent in the south. the government is running out of money as it loses oil exports and so i think what the u.s. needs to do is really work on stability within yemen because, at the moment, al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. and i think it's important to remember that this is really the second incarnation of al qaeda that we've dealt with in yemen. this organization is really feeding off of and benefitting from the chaos in yemen. >> i think over the last, say, four or five years, you know, al qaeda has come back a bit, but it's dropped off again, in my opinion. i think the trouble is that the event off december 25 shows how fragile public confidence is in international counterterrorism work. you know, that an event like that obviously makes everybody very afraid again and so terrorists have achieved quite a lot even by an unsuccessful attempt and i think
CNN
Jan 4, 2010 4:00pm EST
, nigeria, pakistan, saudi arabia, somalian and yemen. but analysts say terrorists can and have come from elsewhere. a notable example, shoe bomber richard reid, a british citizen. >> the threat is more from britain from, let's say afghan citizens. >> reporter: some experts believe single out travelers from 14 nations could backfire on the u.s. >> what that might have is the unintended effect of feeding into this al qaeda narrative that says that islam -- the united states is at war with islam. we have to be very careful. it's that narrative that feeds the ranks and builds the ranks of al qaeda. >> reporter: this afternoon, the council on american/islamic relations said the new guidelines amount to racial profiling, though the tsa says the majority of all travelers come to the u.s. will get enhanced screening, not just those from the 14 countries named. wolf? >> do you get the sense this is just the latest step that more are on the way? >> this is definitely an evolutionary process. they want to take some steps immediately. there will be reevaluations, new intelligence that come in, and t
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 1,273 (some duplicates have been removed)